Zir Weems arrested on animal cruelty charges

Sep 25, 2014 1:35 AM by Vanessa Vasconcelos

There are new developments tonight in the case of a missing chico woman. The husband of Angelica Weems was arrested today in chico. His wife has now been missing for more than a week.

Today, glenn county sheriff, Larry Jones discussed arrest of Zir Weems. He wanted to stress that these charges are *not* related to the Angelica Weems investigation and that Zir Weems is being held on unrelated charges.

Zir Weems was arrested on animal cruelty charges stemming from an incident in early september.
Just 6 days before Angelica Weems went missing, officers were called to their sonoma street home by a neighbor who reported animals in distress.

The incident prompted an investigation leading to the issue of a warrant on September 23rd.

Police arrested him after he had been cleared medically and mentally.Officers found the 29 year old bleeding from alleged self inflicted stab wounds shortly after his wife went missing.

While the search is still ongoing for Angelica Weems, friends and family are not giving up the hope of finding her.

Weems is now jailed on $18,000 bail. Meanwhile, the search for Angelica Weems is still on. Glenn county sheriff Larry Jones didn't want to speak about that case as it is ongoing.


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